Jermal Hawkins

Jermal Hawkins

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are searching for a 19-year-old college student missing from the South Side Pullman neighborhood.

Jermal Hawkins told his family in a text message that he was going to the library and to get a hair cut near South Stony Island Avenue and East 87th Street on Tuesday, but never showed up for the hair cut, according to a missing person alert from Area South detectives.

Hawkins has not been showing up for classes at Olive Harvey College since then, the alert said.

He is described as a 6-foot-2, 245-pound black man with black hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion, the alert said.

It is not known what he was wearing when he went missing,

Anyone with information should contact the Area South Special Victims Section at (312) 747-8274.

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